James Cameron

James Cameron

Director of 'The Terminator' (1984)
James Cameron is one of the most successful people in the movie industry. A large part of his success is due to Titanic, still today the biggest selling film that has ever been released as well as a string of large budget, large popularity movies which have left their mark on Hollywood.Born on Ontario, Canada in Augst 16, 1954, he got into movies from a young age with one of his favorite movies being Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. In 1971, he moved to Souther California where we went off to study physics. After graduation he decided to move into the film industry.Cameraon was soon fired by Roger Corman as a model maker but soon he was climbing up the vine making his directorial debute with Piranha 2: The Spawning. Luckily the film was so bad it inspired him to make The Terminator (1984). This created a wave through holloywood and followed this up with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Aliens. He later produced The Abyss which won him an Oscar for Best Special Effects.In 1991 he wrote, produced and directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day followed by several other movies although these did not achieve similar success until in 1997, he produced Titanic, which despite costing over 200 million dolloars, it remains one of the most successful movies of all time, with over 600 million dollars in the U.S., 14 Oscar nominations and 11 Oscars.Source: jamescameron.celebstate.com
Avatar is the most high tech film in terms of its execution, dealing with essentially a very low tech subject; which is our relationship with nature...and in fact the irony is that the film is about our relationship with nature and how our technological civilization has taken us several removes away from a truly natural existence and the consequences of that to us.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That worst evil of long dictatorships: the loss of all political experience.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.More James Cameron quotes [09/25/2011 03:09:22]
It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with.More James Cameron quotes [09/25/2011 03:09:06]
If you wait until the right time to have a child you'll die childless, and I think film making is very much the same thing. You just have to take the plunge and just start shooting something even if it's bad.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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